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obama for the same topic. >> when you give speeches and he says people ask him what is your most memorable part of your career he says i would have to say that other people think the most memorable part of my career is the baseball scandal. those records are not here. he was involved in the red cross fund distributions because he was working in the capacity of those organizations so they apply in other places. the congressional papers end up with congressional records, too and they have to create the institutions if they want to pull the whole picture together. >> coverage continues here on booktv. >> we are in our public reading room. we of patrons doing genealogical research and personal computers and looking for good works and we are going into these main authors collection and in the early 1920's henry is the state librarian at the time started collecting books by the writers trying to get them signed whenever possible, and it's grown into this. in fact we also have an annex to this room but we have thousands of titles by writers that have some connection to the state of main
of and richards. in the liberal warren transparency confessions of the freedom of information critical, the obama administration is keeping too much information from the public. john jenkins, legal journalists of see q press details the life of william rehnquist. in the the partisan. professor of temporary islamic studies at oxford university provided detailed accounts of the rise of the arab swing, protests that f
presidential candidates -- >> guest: a lot of times following. >> host: only barack obama -- it is an extraordinary openness actually. >> we talked about it a lot. i liked it when i was a kid. we didn't talk about it a lot. we talk a lot about this person or that person and we all pretend we are tolerant. i liked it when people didn't care. i was catholic. you talk about the minority. minority was a minority. i was the black catholic in savannah, georgia. that is -- and insular -- insular minority. so -- nobody bothered. i was the only black kid in my seminary. 1965 the 64 there was a younger -- young man who left. i was there by myself in savannah. nobody bothered me. i hear people say these things about they are tolerant. there really identifying a lot more. i like the idea that when you start you and i are here. neither one of us -- nobody seems to care. no one is pointing it out. we notice it. you look like you are in the and its descent. people say horrible fans. i am not black. just a little doubtful i should say i am black. here we are. no one really is bringing thi
to him by president obama in a ceremony at the white house in 2011. the nation's highest honor. arnold has been a model for more than three decades and i include myself among that number. among those indebtedded to him for the insistence upon the universality of standards. of truth with a capital truth and beauty with a capital b. he combines the fullest embrace the buygraphic call subject with humidity with the courage confront the fullest range of the humanity. qualities that are all too rare even among the most known biographers. quality absolutely necessary to the task of responsible belie representing another person's life. in all of the beauty, and starkness over the full range of the humanity and ours. that is the essence of the auto biography. it is that challenge that arnold is so scufflely -- successfully confronted squarely, honestly, and always most eloquently. gives me an enormous amount of pleasure, ladies and gentlemen, and a privilege to present arched lifetime achievement award. [applause] [applause] [applause] ♪ ♪ i too agree that should have kept on going and goi
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